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Meeting Reports: Colloquium on HIPPARCOS Scientific Aspects of the Input Catalogue Preparation and A Celebratory Symposium on a Decade of UV Astronomy with the IUE Satellite

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Janet A. Mattei

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The colloquium HIPPARCOS Scientific Aspects of Input Catalogue Preparation, held in Sitges, Spain, January 25 - 29, 1988, is described. Also described is a celebratory symposiun on a Decade of UV Astronomy with the IUE Satellite, held April 12 - 15,k 1988 in Greenbelt, MD. Brief description of the European astrometric satellite HIPPARCOS and the ultraviolet satellite Internation Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) are given. AAVSO participation in the scheduling of observations of large-amplitude variable stars (Mira and semiregular) with HIPPARCOS is discussed.


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